Measurement

Factors affecting academic achievement in children with ADHD (2010)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 3, Article 9, 2010

This study explored the impact of methylphenidate on the academic achievement of 85 children, aged seven to 12, with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Methylphenidate, which may be more familiar under such trade names as Ritalin or Concerta, is a stimulant medication that acts on certain chemicals in the brain.

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2014-02-11

Aboriginal Learning: A Review of Current Metrics of Success (2007)

This review is part of a larger project focused on redefining success in Aboriginal learning.

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2014-01-22

Measuring Skills in Construction (2007)

This document outlines a model for gathering labour market information at the in-depth level of skills, rather than simply tracking the number of workers available by occupation and the number of positions that need to be filled.

The model was designed and tested by the Construction Sector Council (CSC), now known as BuildForce Canada.

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2013-10-10

Meeting Expectations: Measuring the Impacts of Workplace Essential Skills Training (2013)

Final Report, Measures of Success project

This is the final report from Measures of Success (MOS), a research project designed to develop an evaluation model that could be used to determine the long-term outcomes of workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) initiatives in Manitoba and Nova Scotia.

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2013-10-04

Measures of Success: Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills Initiatives – Panel Report from the Summer Institute 2010 (2010)

This presentation offers an introduction to Measures of Success (MOS), a research project designed to develop an evaluation model to measure the long-term outcomes of workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) initiatives in Manitoba and Nova Scotia.

The project builds on a model developed in New Zealand, modified to the Canadian context and applied to 20 selected workplace LES initiatives in Manitoba and Nova Scotia.

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2013-10-03

Measures of Success: Workplace Literacy and Essential Skills Initiatives – Presentation at the Summer Institute 2012 (2012)

This presentation outlines the early results from Measures of Success (MOS), a research project designed to develop an evaluation model to measure the long-term outcomes of workplace Literacy and Essential Skills (LES) initiatives in Manitoba and Nova Scotia. The project builds on a model developed in New Zealand, modified to the Canadian context.

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2013-10-02

Improving the Numeracy Component of the Essential Skills Research Project (ESRP) Methodology - Final Report (2011)

This document outlines the findings and recommendations of research on numeracy, undertaken by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) as part of the Essential Skills Research Project (ESRP). The goal of the ESRP is to improve the current measurement framework for those skills.

The research involved a comparative analysis of five international numeracy assessment frameworks, and of the current ESRP framework.

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2013-08-27

Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set U: Geometry 3 – Volume (2012)

Numeracy: The Basics is a video series, developed by Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) and containing 50 videos that cover 25 numeracy topics. WEM has also developed a series of 25 workbooks to accompany the video series, and provide learners with more opportunities to practise the math skills they are learning.

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2013-08-16

Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set T: Geometry 2 – Area (2012)

This workbook is part of a series developed to accompany Workplace Education Manitoba’s (WEM’s) Numeracy: The Basics video series. The series contains 50 videos, covering both concept and practice, for 25 numeracy topics.

This workbook and the videos it accompany are about geometry, and specifically about area, the amount of surface an object covers. The focus is primarily on rectangles, circles, and right-angle triangles.

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2013-08-15

Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set S: Geometry 1 – Perimeter (2012)

Workplace Education Manitoba’s (WEM’s) Numeracy: The Basics video series is a refresher course in math. It includes 50 videos, covering 25 numeracy topics, with information about the mathematical concept and opportunities to practise what is learned.

WEM has also prepared a series of 25 workbooks to accompany the video series.

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2013-08-12

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